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Books On The Go

Dec 9, 2019

Happy 100th episode! Annie, Amanda and Anna reveal our best books of 2019.

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The Friend by Sigrid Nunez

Deep Time Dreaming by Billy Griffiths

We That Are Young by Preti Taneja

Invisible Women by Caroline Criado Perez

Too Much Lip by Melissa Lucashenko

The Overstory by Richard Powers

The Yield by Tara...

Dec 7, 2019

Anna and Annie belatedly discuss the Nobel Prize winners for Literature and the Prime Minister's Literary Awards

Our book of the week is Glory and its Litany of Horrors by Fernanda Torres translated by Eric M. B. Becker.  We loved Torres' The End (ep 10) and this is another fun, colourful novel set in Brazil.  Anna...

Dec 1, 2019

Anna is joined by special guest Jo Dyer, director of Adelaide Writers' Week.  Anna and Jo discuss the authors coming to Writers' Week from 29 February to 5 March 2020.  Some highlights include Jokha Alharthi, Julia Phillips, Damian Barr and Pitchaya Sudbunthad. 

Our book of the week is The Weekend by Charlotte Wood,...

Nov 24, 2019

Anna is joined by special guest Kate Griffith!  They discuss the New York Times Top 10 Best-Sellers.

Our book of the week is Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid. This novel about a 1970s rock group and their mysterious break-up has been a northern summer hit, a New York Times best-seller and is being adapted...

Nov 17, 2019

Anna and Amanda discuss the 2019 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist.  Breaking news: the winner has been announced - Ducks, Newburyport by Lucy Ellmann. Yay!

Our book of the week is When I Hit You, Or, A Portrait of the Writer as a Young Wife, by Meena Kandasamy. A raw, unflinching look at domestic violence but also poetic...